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"I Miss My Sister" Club

I was convinced I wrote about this club dozens of times; so much so that I didn’t believe the search function on my own blog. I miss my sister every single day, thinking about her many times a day, what she could be doing right now – or how she would handle any situation I might be in. 456 more words


"Death is a Sure Thing" Club

“It’s just her turn,” I say. Trying to justify the unjustifiable. Trying to shove words where none fit.

“Is that a consolation prize?” My father says, who is going to see his… 549 more words


"Getting Rid of the Cow" Club

For the last two months, I’ve lived in a state of flux known as renovation/restoration from the flood. Anyone who reads my posts regularly must be rolling their eyes because just when there couldn’t be more life lessons to garner from a renovation, I find more. 313 more words


"I Look for the Reason for Things" Club

I am always looking for the reason why things happen . Occasionally this makes me feel better when things seem to happen beyond my control. If I can’t explain it, my default is to believe things happen “for the story; another chapter in my life.” Ultimately, though, the most mysterious things are the ones for which I can never find explanations, like why the kindest, … 421 more words


"My Aunt is Dying" Club

My aunt is dying. She was diagnosed with Stage 4 ovarian cancer five years ago and has done countless rounds of chemo, has gone into remission once, and no matter what, cancer comes back fiercer each time. 598 more words


"I Watched the Third Debate" Club

When I worked in the corporate world, we had lots of meetings; I developed a habit of “meeting poetry” to pass the time. Here’s my version of the debate: 885 more words

365 Project: Life Clubs

"Restoration not Renovation" Club

Growing up my mother would get haircuts sporadically. She’d be sporting a curly-haired bob and when the bangs grew to an annoying length, she’d give into a mall haircut. 177 more words